Topic: Film

Arts & Culture

Exclusive: Q&A with horror director Wes Craven

April 16, 2013 0 comments

The Herald sits down with director of “Scream” and headliner of the Ivy Film Festival Wes Craven.

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Exclusive: Q&A with ‘Black Swan’ screenwriter Mark Heyman ’02

April 15, 2013 0 comments

The Herald: When was the last time you were back at Brown? What were you here for? Heyman: It’s been about five years, I guess. I went to my five-year reunion, and then … the next year, my wife had a play … a workshop kind of thing. She had […]

Acclaimed director Wes Craven gave the keynote speech at this year’s Ivy Film Festival. Craven’s works include “Scream” and “The Hills Have  Eyes.”

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Film fest unites industry professionals, students

April 15, 2013 0 comments

The 12th annual Ivy Film Festival emphasized documentaries and the film-making process.

University News

Exclusive: Q&A with Director Jeff Zimbalist ’00

April 8, 2013 1 comment

Zimbalist reflected on the challenges and rewards of making films in developing countries.

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Director depicts social change

April 8, 2013 0 comments

Jeff Zimbalist ’00 looks to connect people to their ‘cultural counterparts’ through film.

University News

Wes Craven to headline Ivy Film Festival

April 4, 2013 1 comment

Brad Simpson ‘95, producer of ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ and ‘World War Z’ will also speak.

Film screening features Hushpuppy and her ‘Beasts’

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Film screening features Hushpuppy and her ‘Beasts’

March 22, 2013 0 comments

‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ was screened at RISD with a lecture by director Benh Zeitlin.

Projectionists may find their jobs endangered by the switchover to digital projections already being pushed by film studios.

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Changeover in film technology spells end for age of analog

March 18, 2013 0 comments

Theaters are being forced to invest in new equipment as 35mm technology becomes obsolete.

The Cable Car Cinema has embraced moviegoers with independent films and homemade food since its opening in 1976.


Family-owned cinema evolves into intimate local fixture

March 4, 2013 1 comment

From truck garage to artsy hangout, the indie theater has built a community among locals.

This year’s French film festival features a diverse set of 21 french-speaking films including "Mammuth," which is pictured above.

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Cable Car says ‘salut’ to French film fest

February 24, 2012 0 comments

The world is going to end — and very soon. That is the problem Robinson, a French bathtub salesman, faces in the film “Les derniers jours du monde.”